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  1. be able to widen the distance between letters. Makes it easier to see and read

    be able to widen the distance between letters. It makes it easier to see and read.

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  2. Comment mettre en couleur les multiples communs de 3 nombres qui forment un tableau de plusieurs lignes dans excel? Merci

    Comment mettre en couleur les multiples communs de 3 nombres qui forment un tableau de plusieurs lignes dans excel? Merci

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  3. Vorrei ci fosse la possibilità di impostare il carteere in formato "Tutto Maiuscole" anche in Excel com eè possibile fare in Word

    Vorrei fosse possibile anche in Excel impostare il carattere in formato "Tutto Maiuscole" come in word

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  4. In a sparse table for which there are totals at the bottom, one cannot always count on a value in the last row to make an underscore visible

    In a sparse table, especially one in which conditional formatting hides "0" values, with column totals at the bottom, one cannot always count on a visible value in the last row to make an underscore visible.

    Consider an "overline" control - i.e., one applied to the "top" of the totals value" - visually, it will appear as a conventional "underline" of the row above the totals row.

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  5. Widen the Year range supported by Formatting in Office 365 Home User Edition

    Please implement an earlier year range for sorting dates. As identified elsewhere, the range goes well and truly into the future but only back to 1900? Please.....
    This is not a power user function, or purely a commercial requirement. Not having it supported in the home user version of Office 365 is frustrating. It is more likely this is what a home user really needs (for genealogy or research etc) and trying to 'force' people to buy the commercial version for such a small change/functionality by restricting the range is .... well I'll say no more.

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  6. Conditional formatting for cells using alt+enter

    We enter multiple dates in individual cells using ALT+Enter. When a date is over one year, we would like that expired date to change color. For example, today's date is 09/06/2019. One cell has 07/01/2018, 08/15/2018, 02/02/2019, 07/15/2019. Two of these dates are greater than 1 year and should change to red/bold while the remaining two dates remain black. Once the spreadsheet is opened on 2/3/2019, then the 2/2/2019 date would change to bold red.

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  7. It will be helpful if you provide cloud option for a cell or multiple cells

    It will be helpful if you provide cloud option for a cell or multiple cells. Just in a single click, a cloud appear around the selected cells.

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  8. New conditional formatting function -- any time a value changes, it changes the shading back and forth between two colors.

    New conditional formatting function -- any time a value changes, it changes the shading back and forth between two colors. This would be super helpful to see where a group of values changes to a new one. This is different than conditional formatting on "duplicate values" because if there are two sets of values that are adjacent it shades them all currently. This would be super useful! Thanks.

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  9. how to open password protected zip file with eSoftTools ZIP Password Recovery

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  10. Make the really bright yellow Fill Color less bright

    Can Microsoft please make the really bright-bright-yellow colour which is a default in the Fill Color palette, less bright. It is certainly useful for highlighting cells, but when more than a few cells are highlighted it has a painful effect on the eyes and is quite distracting. It does not have to be that bright to bring readers' attention to certain cells; half as bright is bright enough to highlight cells to readers. If a user really wants to they can set the brightest yellow as a custom colour, but most would go with a less bright default yellow. Thanks

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  11. Flowcharts (Insert Image): Change color scheme for all objects / or easy way to select all objects in a range

    I create flowcharts and modify them between clients. Besides the structure, I change the color scheme to match the client colors. I'd like an easy way to do that. Either a "select all shapes in range" function so that I can draw a box around the objects that I want changed so that I can then change their properties all at once. Or, an ability to take all of the shapes on a page and make my changes automatically.

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  12. Patterned formatting

    I would like to dynamically copy formatting attributes from a referenced cell so that changing a format attribute in the referenced cell would make the same change in all cells and graphs that reference the pattern cell.

    For example, I may use a particular color (e.g. green) to refer to a particular subset of data (e.g. cash on hand). I would like make a color change to a pattern cell and have all the associated items in all tables and graphs change to match and pattern cell colors.

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  13. Formatowanie wierszy.

    Bardzo potrzebuje formatowania warunkowego całego wiersza na podstawie wartości jednej lub kilku komórek z tego wiersza.
    Czyli wyróżnij wiersz, jezeli komórka w tym wierszu jest wyróżniona.

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  14. Format cell

    Enable us to again use a double line at the bottom of a table to indicate a total !!!! This feature seems to have disappeared....

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  17. Conditional formatting-when will ever the improvement be done?

    I have no idea when will you ever perform the fix in conditional formatting that’s been suggested ages ago! Since 2013! You said in this forum about the need to prioritize, so that you’re accumulating votes!
    But then I’ve voted on a similar idea before, and it was read by Excel staff, and I think this was done in 2016 and still it has not been implemented! When will it be done?!!!

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  18. Paste pivot and unpivot in paste options

    it would be great if we see Excel has this feature
    Paste pivot and unpivot in paste options

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  19. Fix More Borders Tool in Ribbon

    Issues with 'More Borders' tool. First use of the tool in any session generates a printing error message, all OK after that. is this just my PC Excel (Office 365) with Win10 64 bit Pro - Desktop PC

    Annoying rather than an issue but should be easily fixed?

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  20. Add a "literal" format

    Many times excel interprets a value in a way I don't want it too. But using "Text" does not prevent it from being converted to, say, scientific notation. What we need is a format that will keep the value exactly as it is internally, with no interpretation whatsoever.

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